Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
Boston University School of Public Health
SPH This Week
August 23, 2015
Announcing the Department of Health Law, Policy, and Management and the Center for Health Law, Ethics, and Human Rights
An Associate Dean Announcement and a Search for a Director of Faculty Development
news image
New Student Orientation
news image
Looking Back, Looking Ahead
A summer pause to reflect on what we have done since the beginning of the year, and a look ahead at the next academic year.
news image
Alcohol Is ‘No Ordinary Health Risk Factor’
Alcohol industry's involvement in risk research is unhealthy, researcher writes in Addiction journal.
news image
Choice Is Related to More Breast Cancer Screening
Giving women a choice on whether to have a mammogram impacts the chances they will get screening.
news image
Mortality Rates Twice as High for Those Who Leave HIV Care
HIV-positive patients in South Africa who drop out of antiretroviral therapy have higher death rate.
news image
BUSRP Report Highlights Interaction Between Scientists and Activists
Researchers collaborate on report published in Environmental Science and Pollution Research.
The Boston Globe
State Fails to Meet Guidelines on Lead in Homes — quotes Wendy Heiger-Bernays, associate professor of environmental health.
PBS Newshour
The Rundown blog: Gun-Related Homicides Down, but Frequency of Mass Shootings Rise — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
The New York Times
Fetal Tissue from Abortions for Research Is Traded in a Gray Zone — quotes George Annas, professor and chair of health law, bioethics, and human rights.
How Dust Bunnies Might Make Kids Gain Weight — references study co-authored by Thomas Webster, professor of environmental health.
Practicum Finale: Poster Viewing
Thursday, August 27, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
View the full SPH calendar.